The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 26 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 100 136 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.25% 6.34% 8.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.45% 6.72% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 87 105 117
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1343 2023 2261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.32% 94.36% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 1567 1527
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 169 (69.55%) Windows
2 127 (52.26%) Linux
3 106 (43.62%) Windows Server
4 104 (42.80%) VMware
5 82 (33.74%) Active Directory
6 57 (23.46%) Microsoft
7 56 (23.05%) TCP/IP
8 52 (21.40%) Firewall
8 52 (21.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 49 (20.16%) Unix
10 47 (19.34%) SAN
11 45 (18.52%) Cisco
11 45 (18.52%) SQL
12 44 (18.11%) Hyper-V
13 43 (17.70%) Perl
14 42 (17.28%) SQL Server
15 41 (16.87%) MS Exchange
16 39 (16.05%) DNS
16 39 (16.05%) Red Hat
16 39 (16.05%) Data Protection
17 37 (15.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 36 (14.81%) Tomcat
18 36 (14.81%) Oracle
19 35 (14.40%) Windows Server 2012
20 34 (13.99%) NAS
21 33 (13.58%) Bash Shell
21 33 (13.58%) Apache
22 32 (13.17%) Cisco Certification
22 32 (13.17%) Windows 7
23 31 (12.76%) WebSphere

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (16.87%) MS Exchange
2 36 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 33 (13.58%) Apache
4 31 (12.76%) WebSphere
5 23 (9.47%) WebLogic
6 21 (8.64%) JBoss
7 20 (8.23%) IIS
8 15 (6.17%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (5.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (2.47%) Skype for Business
11 5 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (2.06%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (1.23%) Documentum
13 3 (1.23%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.82%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.00%) SaaS
3 10 (4.12%) Office 365
4 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (23.05%) TCP/IP
2 52 (21.40%) Firewall
3 47 (19.34%) SAN
4 39 (16.05%) DNS
5 34 (13.99%) NAS
6 27 (11.11%) WAN
7 26 (10.70%) VPN
8 25 (10.29%) LAN
9 21 (8.64%) HTTP
10 17 (7.00%) LDAP
11 15 (6.17%) VLAN
12 13 (5.35%) MPLS
12 13 (5.35%) SSL
12 13 (5.35%) Wireshark
13 12 (4.94%) BGP
13 12 (4.94%) OSPF
13 12 (4.94%) Wireless
14 10 (4.12%) tcpdump
15 9 (3.70%) Network Security
16 8 (3.29%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.64%) MySQL
3 15 (6.17%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.82%) DB2
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket
1 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
1 2 (0.82%) IntelliJ
1 2 (0.82%) JIRA
1 2 (0.82%) Maven
1 2 (0.82%) NetBeans
General
1 27 (11.11%) Finance
2 16 (6.58%) Italian Language
3 10 (4.12%) Spanish Language
4 8 (3.29%) French Language
5 6 (2.47%) German Language
6 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.65%) Marketing
8 3 (1.23%) Billing
8 3 (1.23%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.82%) Back Office
9 2 (0.82%) Law
9 2 (0.82%) Retail
10 1 (0.41%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.70%) Web Services
2 19 (7.82%) LAMP
2 19 (7.82%) Middleware
3 9 (3.70%) HTML
4 8 (3.29%) jQuery
5 6 (2.47%) CSS
6 5 (2.06%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.06%) J2EE
6 5 (2.06%) Java EE
6 5 (2.06%) XML
7 3 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.82%) .NET
8 2 (0.82%) Java SE
8 2 (0.82%) JMS
8 2 (0.82%) REST
8 2 (0.82%) SOAP
8 2 (0.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.82%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.94%) Clustering
3 11 (4.53%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.88%) PKI
7 3 (1.23%) Fintech
8 2 (0.82%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.82%) IVR
8 2 (0.82%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.82%) Physics
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) iPhone
9 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 169 (69.55%) Windows
2 127 (52.26%) Linux
3 106 (43.62%) Windows Server
4 49 (20.16%) Unix
5 37 (15.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (14.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (13.17%) Windows 7
8 23 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (5.35%) Solaris
10 11 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (4.12%) CentOS
12 4 (1.65%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.82%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.82%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.41%) AIX
15 1 (0.41%) Debian
15 1 (0.41%) HPUX
15 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.05%) Data Protection
2 27 (11.11%) ITIL
3 17 (7.00%) Change Management
4 16 (6.58%) Service Delivery
5 14 (5.76%) Problem Management
6 13 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (5.35%) DevOps
6 13 (5.35%) Migration
6 13 (5.35%) Web Operations
7 12 (4.94%) High Availability
7 12 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (4.12%) Data Management
8 10 (4.12%) Mentoring
8 10 (4.12%) Network Management
9 9 (3.70%) Network Architecture
9 9 (3.70%) Network Design
9 9 (3.70%) Network Planning
10 8 (3.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 8 (3.29%) Trend Analysis
11 7 (2.88%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.52%) SQL
2 43 (17.70%) Perl
3 33 (13.58%) Bash Shell
4 28 (11.52%) Java
4 28 (11.52%) PowerShell
5 24 (9.88%) Shell Script
6 22 (9.05%) Python
7 15 (6.17%) JavaScript
8 12 (4.94%) C
9 7 (2.88%) C#
10 4 (1.65%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.23%) Tcl
12 2 (0.82%) C++
12 2 (0.82%) X++
13 1 (0.41%) PHP
13 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (13.17%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (9.05%) CCNA
3 21 (8.64%) CCNP
4 17 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (5.35%) AWS Certification
5 13 (5.35%) Degree
6 11 (4.53%) MCP
7 10 (4.12%) CCIE
8 9 (3.70%) CCIP
8 9 (3.70%) CCSA
8 9 (3.70%) CCSP
8 9 (3.70%) MCSE
9 6 (2.47%) MCTS
9 6 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.65%) CEH
10 4 (1.65%) CISSP
10 4 (1.65%) HND
11 3 (1.23%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.23%) HNC
11 3 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.00%) SLA
2 4 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 82 (33.74%) Active Directory
2 52 (21.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (18.11%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.58%) VMware ESX
5 13 (5.35%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.23%) Firmware
7 3 (1.23%) iptables
7 3 (1.23%) vSphere
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (10.70%) Puppet
2 13 (5.35%) OpenAM
2 13 (5.35%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.94%) Backup Exec
4 9 (3.70%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.65%) Nmap
5 4 (1.65%) SCCM
6 3 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.23%) Legato
6 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.23%) Perfmon
6 3 (1.23%) WSUS
7 2 (0.82%) Cisco CME
7 2 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.82%) Nessus
8 1 (0.41%) Nagios
8 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 104 (42.80%) VMware
2 57 (23.46%) Microsoft
3 45 (18.52%) Cisco
4 39 (16.05%) Red Hat
5 36 (14.81%) Oracle
6 27 (11.11%) NetApp
7 22 (9.05%) CheckPoint
8 17 (7.00%) Citrix
8 17 (7.00%) Sun
9 16 (6.58%) HP
10 12 (4.94%) Juniper
10 12 (4.94%) Veeam
11 11 (4.53%) EMC
11 11 (4.53%) IBM
12 10 (4.12%) F5
13 9 (3.70%) CommVault
14 7 (2.88%) NetScout
14 7 (2.88%) Veritas
15 6 (2.47%) arcserve
15 6 (2.47%) TIBCO
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